Tech & Entrepreneurship Category

Which Ethical Framework should be built into Self-Driving Cars?

Last week I won Fordham’s Business Ethics Case Competition!! Here’s the video of our winning entry (10 minute presentation + 8 minutes of Q&A): I will now be representing Fordham at IBECC in New Orleans in April, alongside teammates KC Schmitz, Lauren Teske and Gabi Cinkova! Our winning entry was focused around what type of […]

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Privacy Inequality is Coming, and It Does Not Look Pretty

View the Original version of this post on Medium here: https://medium.com/@rossyg92/privacy-inequality-is-coming-and-it-does-not-look-pretty Today we are on a technological precipice. Falling off the edge will lead us on a collision course to a new dimension of social inequality, a world in which access to privacy is out of reach for a large segment of society. Article 12 of […]

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Why My Views On Social Enterprises Are Shifting – Pt. 2

Part 2 of a 2 part series in which I explore how my views have changed on how an individual can create a positive social impact in society. See part 1 on how corporations can be a tool for social change. So I have already argued that large corporations are a great place for making […]

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Why My Views On Social Enterprises Are Shifting – Pt. 1

Over the past three years I have been fully committed to the Social Entrepreneurship movement, attending conferences, mentoring college Freshmen and even attempting my own social venture, but recently I have become disillusioned with the lack of progress in the industry. B-Corps and startups are sexy, but large corporations are powerful.

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Dropbox Is Pursuing The Wrong Business Model

I love Dropbox. I have loved Dropbox since I signed up in 2009. In fact I loved it so much in ­­­­2009 that I invited my entire 2,000+ contact list to sign up, and have been reaping the 250MB and 500MB referral rewards ever since. I love the story of Dropbox’s beginnings, I love its […]

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Is 21st Century Technology Diminishing Our Human Experience?

I am one of the world’s biggest proponents of the power of technology to change the world for the better. Lately, however, I have been troubled by the alarming notion that technology in our modern day lives has focused too much on providing gratification-on-demand, removing some of the wonder of the world and in the […]

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Daily Ramble: Apple Beware, Your High-Walled Ecosystem Is Collapsing

I recently made the daunting switch from iPhone to Android with my purchase of the Nexus 5 three weeks ago, and I couldn’t be happier with my decision. In making the change, I finally untethered myself from the iOS & iCloud ecosystem Apple has built, the high-walled garden of cross-platform services which adds a very […]

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My thoughts on the Twitter IPO: An overrated user base and an underrated business model

Last December I wrote an article arguing that Facebook was much more valuable than the market was giving the company credit for, based on the company culture and nature of the business. Since then Facebook and it’s Social Media peers, LinkedIn and Pandora, have skyrocketed, lighting up the stock market and significantly outperforming the benchmark […]

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Garlick & Compass Partners Act Three: RD in NYC

I came to Fordham University in the Fall of 2011 dreaming big. “I now have four years,” I remember telling myself, “to do what I want to do, and build something special.” Within weeks of classes starting I had already jotted down a range of radical and ambitious ideas: crowd funding offshore wind and solar […]

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Power to the People – Supplied by the Market

The passing of the JOBS act was supposed to herald a new era in which regular people have access to fantastic opportunities previously restricted to industry experts (in this case accredited investors). To an optimistic few, it seemed like the Government was beginning to understand the possibilities for greater individual freedoms in our internet age. […]

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